Jash (stylized as JASH) is a comedy community and advertising agency created by Michael Cera, Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Sarah Silverman and Reggie Watts.[2][3] New videos are posted to the Jash homepage periodically by the creative team, and by new members of the always expanding collective of comics.[4] Jash premiered online March 10, 2013.[5][6][7] Since its launch, Jash has gone on to extend its reach into traditional media with television series and award-winning short films.

Jash
Jash Company Logo.png
Created byMichael Cera
Tim Heidecker
Eric Wareheim
Sarah Silverman
Reggie Watts
Original language(s)English
Production
Producer(s)Daniel Kellison
Doug DeLuca
Mickey Meyer[1]
Production company(s)Fullscreen Inc.[1]
DistributorYouTube
Release
Original releaseMarch 10, 2013 (2013-03-10)
External links
JashNetwork Youtube channel
Production website

"JASH" itself is not an acronym that stands for "Just Attitude So Hey".[8]

HistoryEdit

FormationEdit

Jash was formed under the YouTube Original Channel Initiative in October 2012.[9][10]

LaunchEdit

The channel was launched on March 10, 2013, concurrent with a kickoff panel by the creative team during South by Southwest (SXSW), broadcast live on the podcast Comedy Bang! Bang![11]

Acquisition by Group Nine MediaEdit

On November 7, 2017, JASH was acquired by Group Nine Media, which Discovery Communications (later Discovery Inc.) holds a 35% stake in.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Levine, Daniel S. (2013-03-11). "Michael Cera, Sarah Silverman launch YouTube channel Jash at SXSW". The Celebrity Cafe. Archived from the original on 27 February 2014. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
  2. ^ Matheson, Whitney (2013-03-11). "JASH: Your fave comedians launch a YouTube channel". USA Today. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  3. ^ Danton, Eric R. (2013-03-11). "Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera Launch JASH Comedy Channel on YouTube". Rolling Stone Magazine. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  4. ^ La Putt, Chris (2013-03-12). "Sarah Silverman launching 'JASH' YouTube series w/ Michael Cera, Tim & Eric, and Reggie Watts, playing Wellmont Theatre". Brooklyn Vegan. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
  5. ^ "Comedy Site Jash.com Premieres at SXSW". Retrieved 28 Mar 2013.
  6. ^ "JASH: Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Tim & Eric and Reggie Watts Create a New YouTube Channel". Retrieved 28 Mar 2013.
  7. ^ "JASH panel pics from SXSW 3/10/13". Retrieved 28 Mar 2013.
  8. ^ "SXSW: Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera Launch YouTube Comedy Channel Jash".
  9. ^ Thomas, Kahlil (2013-03-11). "Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera Launch Comedy YouTube Channel: Is It Funny? Watch Here!". International Digital Times. Archived from the original on 2013-04-11. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
  10. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (2012-10-08). "Mipcom Briefs: 'Revenge' Gets Turkish Makeover, Warner Bros, Canal+ Output Deal, YouTube's New Channels, 'Hannibal' Sales". Deadline London. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
  11. ^ Yamato, Jen (2013-03-10). "Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Tim & Eric, Reggie Watts Debut JASH Comedy Network: SXSW". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
  12. ^ "Group Nine Media Buys Jash, Digital Comedy Studio Whose Partners Include Sarah Silverman". Variety.com.

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